Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
All over'They were seen all over.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To be right'She's not right.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'

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